Hope

Live Like We are Dying

Kris Allen

If you haven’t had the chance to listen to Kris Allen’s “Live Like We Are Dying,” be ready for a #1 hit. Why? It applies to all of our lives.  Let’s take in a few of the lines:

Our hearts are hungry for a food that won’t come
We could make a feast from these crumbs

Hmmm… what could we take this to mean? Maybe we search for all sorts of things that in the end tend to give us little fullfillment. Maybe we need to take our focus off of the big and bright shiny things that attract us and look at all (more…)

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Fall 2OO9

I cannot believe time has passed so quickly! It seems just yesterday that May was here and I was about to embark on my BigStuf internship. BigStuf consumed me for the summer and it was honestly, the best summer of my life. Believe me, I have had some pretty sweet summers, especially trips to the beach with my grandparents, many weeks in Virginia, and Hawaii. But this summer just trumped ’em all. Starting today and throughout the next months I will post pictures, videos, and (more…)

Honesty is A Serial Killer

So I sent out a bunch of Thank You Cards today. I start off saying I will only write three or four, because, honestly, writing them is a killer…three hours today…mostly on facebook and I only wrote 12..HAHA. . However, I got a good chunk out of the way today…

$2,600 is thankfully significantly less than my Journey internship ($3,600), but raising it is no easier. I’ve found out so far that it is the people I least expect that have given me the most…. We are less than 47 days out from our Journey internship…about a month and two weeks you guys!…some people might have already raised the req. amount (there was a girl in the Journey program that raised almost $10,000 or $6,400 more than req.). Then there is the rest of us that struggle….and I mean struggle to raise the $2,600. And then there are other costs: passports, immunizations, gas, clothes, toiletries, food, entertainment. These definitely take out about another $1,000 to survive the summer. What do we do…what happens? (more…)